Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain 2021

If toasting epic Tuscan sunsets, soaking up the sun-kissed sophistication of Italy's most popular cities and olive oil tasting in a real Italian borgo with new friends sound like your idea of perfection, this is one of those bellissimo Italy trips that would seduce even the sirens of Capri.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • VIP Admission to the Vatican Museums
  • Explore Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Assisi and Florence with a Local Specialist
  • Discover Venice and Siena
  • View the ancient sites of Rome, St Mark's Basilica in Venice, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Santa Croce Basilica and the Duomo and the Ponte Vecchio in Florence
  • Visit St. Peter's Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Colosseum in Rome, the excavations at Pompeii, the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi and a glassblowing factory in Venice
  • Scenic Cruise to the Isle of Capri and by private launch to St. Mark's Square in Venice
Dining Highlights
  • 10 breakfasts
  • 5 dinners (including Be My Guest)
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Return cruise to the Isle of Capri
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Handcrafted Highlights

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2020
Duration
11 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1RomeWelcome to Rome: Take time to embrace the Italian passion for life on this grand adventure that starts and ends in the 'Eternal City' of Rome. Spend the day exploring on your own before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening for a Welcome Reception and evening orientation drive.
Grand Tiberio
Day 2RomeExplore Ancient Rome and the Vatican City: Our captivating journey through Rome begins at the Vatican Museums where we join a Local Specialist to admire Michelangelo's magnificent frescoed ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and his sorrowful Pieta in St. Peter's Basilica. We visit the enduring symbols of Ancient Rome, paying tribute to the gladiators and soldiers who entertained thousands in the mighty Colosseum. See the Circus Maximus before spending the afternoon at leisure. Wander up Via Veneto on a shopping spree, soak up the coffee culture in one of Rome's lively piazze or discover the masterpieces of Rome in one of the city's many museums. Please note: On certain departures the Vatican Museums will be visited upon return to Rome.
Day 3Pompeii and on to CapriAdmire Pompeii and on to Capri: Venture south towards the ancient city of Pompeii which remains frozen in time since it was covered in ash during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius centuries ago. Here we join a Local Specialist who will share insights into the city's tragic history. Cruising across the Bay of Naples next, we arrive at the Isle of Capri, where we'll spend the next two nights in picture-perfect surrounds.
Regina Cristina
Day 4A Day on the Isle of CapriA Day on the Isle of Capri: Explore the glamour of Capri on a walking tour with a Local Specialist that will include views of the marina, where Ulysses was said to have been seduced by sirens. Venture to the heart of the island and the legendary Piazzetta, where the locals come to people-watch. Spend free time shopping at elegant boutiques or perhaps join an Optional Experience and explore the rugged coastline and hidden grottos by private motor launch. Tonight, we dine at our hotel.
Day 5AssisiOnwards to Assisi: We sail back across the Mediterranean to Naples venture north to the historic city of Perugia. Here we'll Make A Difference and discover Italy's weaving tradition during a visit to Laboratorio Giuditta Brozzetti, a TreadRight and JoinTrafalgar Heritage Initiative project. Explore one of the last remaining traditional wooden frame hand-weaving workshops in the country, before continuing to the ancient hilltop town of Assisi where tonight we stay at one of Trafalgar's Stays With Stories - a fully renovated old Franciscan monastery.
Cenacolo
Day 6VeniceJourney to Venice: Join a Local Specialist and visit the Basilica of St. Francis, famous for Giotto's exquisite frescoes and 13th-century stained glass windows. Continue north past hilltop medieval villages and through picturesque farming plains towards Venice, the 'Queen of the Adriatic'. Enjoy a free evening watching the sun set over the Venetian Lagoon or consider joining an Optional Experience before retiring at your Stays With Stories hotel, once a beloved home-away-from-home for Romantic poet, Robert Browning.
Albergo Quattro Fontane Lido
Day 7VeniceCruise the Canals of Venice: The Winged Lion of Venice is your constant companion as your cruise by private launch to Dive Into Culture and witness the delicate Venetian tradition of glassmaking that harks back to the 13th century before continuing to St. Mark's Square. See the Basilica, the ornate Doge's Palace and Bridge of Sighs, named for the sound made by prisoners taking one last look at their beloved city from the bridge before meeting their fate. The rest of the afternoon is yours to explore what was once the haunt of Casanova and Marco Polo.
Day 8Pisa and the Tuscan HillsDiscover Pisa and the Tuscan Hills: This morning we travel to Pisa and to its Field of Miracles to view the famous Leaning Tower before arriving in the spa-resort of Montecatini Terme in Tuscany, your home for the next two nights.
Minerva Palace
Day 9FlorenceOff to Renaissance Florence: Explore one of the world's most cultural cities today - the former home of great masters and a testament to the ambitious legacy of the Medici family. Your Local Specialist shares all the sights, including views of the magnificent marble Duomo and Baptistery. We visit Piazza della Signoria, the heart of this flourishing city with its statues and stunning palazzi then view the Ponte Vecchio. Learn about the quality and workmanship of two of this city's historic industries at demonstrations of Florentine leathercraft and 18-carat gold. Later, enjoy some free time to stroll around the city and embrace this Renaissance gem. This evening, we Connect With Locals at a Be My Guest experience with the Callistri family at their 'borgo' in the Hamlet of Limonaia for a delicious Italian dinner, olive oil tasting and leisurely walk through their olive groves and lemon orchards.
Day 10Siena and RomeVenture to Siena and Rome: We admire the medieval beauty of Siena today, walking to its shell-shaped Piazza del Campo, which is dominated by the rusty red Palazzo Pubblico and Torre del Mangia, the site of the Palio horse race. See the hilltop town's extraordinary architecture, shop for beautifully hand-painted ceramics or relax with a gelato at a pavement cafe. This evening, we celebrate a magnificent Italian adventure with newfound friends at a Farewell Dinner.
Barcelo Aran Mantegna
Day 11RomeArrivederci Rome: After breakfast, we say a fond farewell to Italy and prepare to return home after a memorable Italian journey of discovery. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.
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04/03/2021$3,225.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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05/06/2021$3,250.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
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10/09/2021$3,225.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
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